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The Pilot

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Contemporary
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Contemporary, Gastropub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday lunch is excellent value with exceptional food coupled with reasonable prices and superb service. Cannot recommend highly enough!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Phil_cox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were very friendly and helpful especially the manager. Food was excellent and plenty of it . Been many times and never been disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five of us went to this pub/restaurant on a Wednesday for "Steak Night" and were all very pleased with the quality and quantity of the food and drinks. The range of beers is always very good here and the food is always excellent. The staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Julian M
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We as a family had a family meal. We had the prawn starter which was very nice and this was followed by ribeye which was full of flavour . We could have done with more vegetables . Service was still a bit on the slow...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank markwI2074GI
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had booked a table for 9 for Sunday Lunch. I had been told that there would be a good view due to the location, however, the windows were so high we couldn’t see out at all. Never mind we had good company & a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julie F
Reviewed 30 October 2018

It's quite hard to find a good local pub so we feel very lucky to have The Pilot on our doorstep. Staff are always welcoming. Food is usually excellent - all of the pub classics are delicious, as are the desserts. Can get a little...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Shmooey87
Reviewed 23 October 2018

My wife & I had dinner here on Saturday. We are local so this is far from our first visit. We both ordered crispy squid on houmous to start - we then had rib-eye and pot-roasted chicken. Everything was very good. With a little room...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SimonL828
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Great Sunday lunch!! Had the chicken to share which came with lovely roasted veg. Bit tight on the carrots but staff brought some more when we asked! Highly recommended!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Richard J
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on spur of the moment, we were helpfully found the last table in a crowded pub. Ordered the cod fillets. Cooked to perfection. Just delicious. Will return for more.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mrsp237
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I arranged this as a Sunday lunch for ourselves and a few friends we had visited in nearby Barry. It has a Good Beer Guide entry and reasonable trip advisor reports. Parking was easy on the nearby streets, and the reception by staff was positive....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank malcrochefort
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16 December 2018|
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Response from Glesni1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don’t know
Christine B
24 July 2018|
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Response from Kniptonian | Reviewed this property |
never been on Saturday night would expect it to be busy
19 September 2017|
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Response from sharon n | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, we are open on Christmas day and the cost of the meal is £75 per person. Kind regards.
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